Search Tag: emotions

ICU Management

Clinical Care, Emotional Labour and Empathy

2016 02 Feb

Empathy should not only be expected from doctors, but should be actively promoted, assisted and cultivated in the profession, argue Angeliki Kerasidou and Ruth Horn from the Ethox Centre, University of Oxford, writing in BMC Medical Ethics. They contend that doctors need space to acknowledge and reflect on their feelings and have support for their... Read more

ICU Management

How Doctors Can Address Suffering

2015 22 Dec

Doctors can play a pivotal role in addressing suffering if they can expand how they work with patients, according to an opinion piece published in JAMA by University of Rochester Professor Ronald M. Epstein, MD, and oncologist Anthony L. Back, University of Washington. “Patients suffer. Yet clinical care has moved away from addressing suffering”, they... Read more

IMAGING Management

RSNA15: Patient Mood Can Affect IR Procedures

2015 03 Dec

Feeling high levels of distress, guilt and fear before undergoing an angioplasty or other interventional radiology procedure may lead to a poor outcome, according to a new study to be presented on Thursday, 3 December, at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The study examined data from 230 patients who underwent image-guided... Read more

Executive Health Management

Our Emotional Map: The Body Atlas Revealed

2014 02 Jan

Where do we feel love? And how about getting cold feet? Green with envy?According to research, the most commonly experienced emotions activate powerful bodily sensations, and the bodily maps of these feelings are topographically different for various emotions.The sensory patterns showed consistency across West European and East Asian cultures, which... Read more


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